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11-year-old hit by truck, seriously injured while riding bike in Gainesville
An 11-year-old boy on a bicycle was hit by a truck Monday, Oct. 19, on Buena Vista Circle near Catalina Drive in Gainesville. - photo by Nick Watson

Update, Friday, Oct. 23: Santiago Ramirez, 11, remains in critical condition.

An 11-year-old on a bicycle suffered serious injuries after being hit by a truck in Gainesville on Monday, Oct. 19, according to Gainesville Police. 

Authorities said a Ford F-150 was driving on Buena Vista Circle around 6:30 p.m. Monday near Catalina Drive. The child left their driveway on a bicycle and was struck, police said. 

The child was flown to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for treatment. The crash is still under investigation.